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KCCA travel to bogey side Lweza

By Shafik Ssenoga, Bruno Mugooda

Added 23rd August 2016 06:50 PM

The defending champions haven't beaten Lweza in their last four league meetings

Azam Uganda Premier League 

Bright Stars v Onduparaka

JMC Hippos v Kirinya Jinja SS

Lweza v KCCA

Proline v Express

Soana v The Saints

Sadolin Paints v SC Villa

Vipers SC v Police

URA v BUL

When KCCA FC last met Lweza in the topflight, it turned out to be a thorough examination for the defending champions.

The last four encounters between both sides have either ended in draws or victories for Lweza.

Ahead of today's meeting, Lweza also has a lot to resolve especially with their head coach Paddy Kintu who has not been with team since last week.

It’s understood that during the unveiling of new players last week, Kintu's assistant Ibrahim Kirya was unveiled as the head coach which didn't go well with Kintu. He wasn’t on the bench for their 2-1 loss to Express FC on Friday.

But despite the uncertainty, Kirya believes his side is ready for the game.

"It won't be an easy game but we shall put up a good fight to at least get a draw or three points. We lost our first game against Express so we need to recover" Kirya stated.

KCCA welcomes back Muzamir Mutyaba who has been out due to injury and assistant coach Morley Byekwaso believes they need to embark on a winning run. 

"There are always stubborn teams in the league but I’m confident we shall win the game but not by a big margin," Byekwaso stated.

Elsewhere, Proline hosts Express at Lugogo while Vipers entertain Police at Nakivubo. At Lugazi, URA faces BUL while JMC plays Kirinya in the Jinja derby.

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